Adult Services: HMP Grampian participants win arts awards

Four Koestler Awards handed out despite covid restrictions

Double Platinum for HMP Grampian Creative Media Unit

Ten Koestler Awards for work submitted by shmu project

Five Years of MAP

An end to a trailblazing project - and the start to Cashback

What is MAP?

The Media Access Project (MAP) supports prisoners in HMP & YOI Grampian to return positively into the community, having used media as a unique development platform to address and overcome a range of issues prior to release.

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Adult Services: HMP Grampian participants win arts awards

Exciting news from our Adult Services Team - our participants in HMP Grampian have been awarded 4 Koestler Arts Awards for arts in criminal justice!
Date added: 26/10/2021

Double Platinum for HMP Grampian Creative Media Unit

Huge congratulations to our HMP Grampian participants in this year’s Koestler Awards. Shmu submitted 21 entries from the Creative Media Unit and received 10 awards - including 2 Platinum Awards!

The Koestler Awards is an annual event which celebrates the arts in criminal justice – with prisoners from all over the UK submitting creative work.

Date added: 18/11/2020

Five Years of MAP

After five incredible years of the Media Access Project (MAP) in HMP Grampian, it's time to say goodbye to this trailblazing project, celebrate its success and impact, and look to the future.

Date added: 30/04/2020